Dánae Vílchez

Dánae Vílchez is a Nicaraguan multimedia journalist who is studying for an Erasmus Mundus MA in Journalism, Media, and Globalization. She previously worked at the Nicaraguan independent news outlet Confidencial. Her work has appeared in the Washington Post, Newsweek, New Internationalist, and Aj+, among others.

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Locked in 'small graves': Nicaraguan journalists Mora and Pineda describe their ordeal

July 16, 2019 9:00 AM ET

Miguel Mora and Lucía Pineda were arrested on December 21, 2018, in the Managua newsroom of 100% Noticias and spent 172 days in prison facing charges of "inciting violence and hate" and "promoting terrorism." The two journalists spoke to CPJ after their June 11 release. They will receive CPJ's...

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